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Archive for December 29th, 2011

Independent 7864 / Tees

Posted by Ali on 29th December 2011

Ali.

This was very good stuff from the Tees-er, but far from easy. Experience of solving IQs and the odd Listener definitely helped me piece together a few of these, though I’m struggling with one or two!

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Posted in Independent | 12 Comments »

As we come to the end of another year …

Posted by Gaufrid on 29th December 2011

Gaufrid.

… I would like to extend my thanks to all those involved with Fifteensquared and to the crossword community in general.

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Posted in Announcements | 16 Comments »

Financial Times 13,888 / Sleuth

Posted by duncanshiell on 29th December 2011

duncanshiell.

I have come across Sleuth more often as his alter ego, Hypnos, in the Independent, where I have always enjoyed his crosswords.

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Posted in FT | 5 Comments »

Guardian 25,518 – Logodaedalus

Posted by Andrew on 29th December 2011

Andrew.

Logodaedalus makes only rare appearances in the Guardian – his last puzzle was in July (he also appears as a setter of the Quiptic under his real name of Don Putnam). This one is typical of his style – very easy indeed, with a lot of obvious anagrams, and a tendency for words in the clue to appear unchanged in the answers. This would be a good introductory puzzle for beginners, but for anyone else it’s very lean fare.

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Financial Times 13,880 – Dante

Posted by Sil van den Hoek on 29th December 2011

Sil van den Hoek.

Monday Prize Puzzle/Dec 19

This was a Dante crossword full of cryptic and double definitions.

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Posted in FT | 5 Comments »